CD045: Stop the Shutdown

CD045: Stop the Shutdown

Sep 27, 2013

The Senate edited the House’s version of the short-term government funding bill, stripping out the language that would not-really defund Obamacare. Full details on the Senate’s version, including some surprising good news, and a quick recap of the tiny bit of work the House accomplished this week.

Links to Information in This Episode

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Intro and Exit Music: Tired of Being Lied To by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio)

Text of the Senate version of the 2014 Continuing Resolution

Senator Ted Cruz reads Green Eggs and Ham during a fake filibuster (VIDEO)

What is a filibuster?

What Senator Ted Cruz did was not a filibuster

What is the Monsanto Protection Act, the provision that would be killed by the Senate version?

H.R. 1961: The bill that exempts the Delta Queen from fire safety regulations

Back story on the Delta Queen fire safety exemption

Representatives Quoted in This Episode

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